Monthly Archives: May 2012

Band App Agenda. 3. Get Connected

Connected

3. Get Connected Build a connected community and marketplace for Artists Building an App is the easy bit, getting it to your fans is not difficult, but reaching a wider audience is where things start to get a little bit harder, that’s why we’ve built BandApp World. BAW is like Disney World, but there’s no…

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Band App Agenda. 2. Livin’ for Givin’

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2. Livin’ for Givin’ Not to take from our Artists unnecessarily. BandApp is free, it’s free to build, free to distribute and you can create as many Apps as you like, and they’ll all be free. So build one for your band, build one for your experimental off-shoot project, and build one for the other…

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Band App Agenda 1. Push Things Forward.

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Great bands have agendas, a set of rules they live by that don’t hinder their creativity, but sharpen their message, and always push them forward in a unified sound and image that their fans can buy into. BandApp is built and run by musicians who know what its like to be in a band, and…

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Skin Set: Build a Stage

BandApp Blog Image II Look and feel Layered

Some of you, are a little grubbier than others, I myself do not enjoy the feeling of clean washed hair, in fact I try to keep my shampooing down to around once a month. There’s no way I’m going bald, that’s what shampoo does to a man, have you ever seen a bald caveman? No…

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Skin Set: Dot Beep

BandApp Blog Image Look and feel Layered

Nobody said we couldn’t do this in 8-Bit, so we just did it. What are you going to do about it? This one’s going out to all you Boom Bippers, on the 808′s. the DRM’s. CR-78, MT-80, MFB’s and of course the SDS-5′s. Believe.

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Yeah but, what does it look like?

BandApp Blog Image Look and feel

So now you know what it does, you might be wondering what it actually looks like, for all you know it could look like the streaming code bit in the Matrix, or worse …MySpace. Above, you can see three screen shots of some demo Apps we’ve been playing about with. From the left there’s a…

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4. Be Huge

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Be Huge Success is a millstone, and everyone hates you. People liked you where you were underground and now you’ve sold a billion records through BandApp everyone thinks you’re a prick. There’s not really much you can do about this, but as long as you did it the right way you can rest easy in…

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3. Distribute It

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Distribute It Once the App is built then you need to get it out, not only to your fans, but to the world. You know that guy that comes to all of your gigs and stands by the bar with backpack on? Well he probably knows where your next gig is, and your mum, well…

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2. Build an App

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Build an App When the band is ready, you’ve got some demos, some live dates and some photos then you need somewhere to put them all, and this is exactly why we’re here. You need BandApp. Building an App is straightforward, we’ve designed a builder so that most drummers can use it. Robust enough for…

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1. Form a Band

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Over the next 4 days I’ll take you through the steps to building your BandApp with our resident house band ‘O!’. Here’s step 1. Form a Band Before we go anywhere you’re going to need a band. Forming a band is easy, you need to look good, be rude and never apologise, follow those 3…

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